Former FBI official Frank Figliuzzi said he thinks special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerTop Republican considered Mueller subpoena to box in Democrats Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction Dem committees win new powers to investigate Trump MORE is “ready to indict some folks” with findings from his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Speaking to Brian Williams on MSNBC’s “11th Hour” Thursday night, Figliuzzi, who worked with Mueller at the FBI, laid out Mueller’s possible plan.

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“I’m not saying he’s indicting the president. I’m saying there’s a middle ground where he tells us the story, locks it into the court system by indicting others, then files a report with [acting Attorney General Matthew] Whitaker,” he said.

The former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI said Mueller could use indictments to depict President TrumpDonald John Trump2020 Democrats spar over socialism ahead of first debate Senate passes .5 billion border bill, setting up fight with House 'Teflon Don' avoids the scorn of the 'family values' GOP — again MORE's possible wrongdoing.

“Perhaps what we’ll see is Bob Mueller telling us the story of a corrupt president through indictments,” Figliuzzi said. 

Figliuzzi predicted that Mueller’s days could be numbered since Trump fired Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsAttorney General Barr plays bagpipes at conference Roy Moore trails Republican field in Alabama Trump: Appointing Sessions was my biggest mistake MORE and appointing acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.

“I think the Whitaker appointment steps up the timeline, and I think perhaps if Mueller sticks to the strategy of telling us the story through indictments — the indictments speak to us — that he’ll speak to us soon, very soon, with additional indictments, perhaps that tell the story of a corrupt president,” he said.

The Justice Department said Whitaker will have oversight of Mueller’s investigation.

Whitaker has previously expressed that he felt Mueller’s investigation is going “too far” in an op-ed he penned for CNN.

“Mueller has come up to a red line in the Russia 2016 election-meddling investigation that he is dangerously close to crossing," Whitaker wrote, calling for Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod RosensteinMueller to testify publicly on July 17 Trump: Appointing Sessions was my biggest mistake Trump blasts Mueller, decries 'witch hunt' at 2020 launch MORE to "limit the scope" of the investigation.

On Friday, President Trump said he has not spoken to Whitaker about the Russia investigation.